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James Grant (1822–1887)

Grant, James. A Scottish novelist and historical writer; born in Edinburgh, Aug. 1, 1822; died in London, May 5, 1887. He was a kinsman of Sir Walter Scott. ‘The Romance of War’ (1845) became at once popular, as also ‘The Adventures of an Aide de Camp’ (1848). Among his other novels are: ‘Walter Fenton, or the Scottish Cavalier’ (1850); ‘Bothwell’ (1851); ‘Jane Seton’ (1853); ‘The Phantom Regiment’ (1856); ‘The Secret Dispatch’ (1869); ‘Under the Red Dragon’ (1872); ‘Playing with Fire’ (1887), a story of the war in the Soudan. He also wrote: ‘Memoirs of Kirkaldy of Grange’ (1849); ‘Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh’ (1850); ‘Old and New Edinburgh’ (1881); ‘Scottish Soldiers of Fortune’ (1889); and others.